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Hei La Moon

88 Beach St, Boston, MA 02111-2510
+1 617-338-8813
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (137 reviews)
“siu mai” (4 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 23:00All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
88 Beach St, Boston, MA 02111-2510
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my go-to dim sum place in Boston. It's pretty tasty, though sometimes the carts don't consistently circulate through the entire restaurant. It's also a great place to dine with friends. The ambience is a little louder, but it feels more casual and you...More

Thank Emily Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dim Sum is just like Hong Kong. Fast paced and very very good. Just a fun place for brunch in the city

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge restaurant - looks like it would be good for some pretty big functions! FOOD: They had a Dim Sum picture on their window, so we stopped in, and they handed us menus that included all their regular food, but not the Dim Sum. But...More

Thank KenG_Review
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Hei La Moon is a stalwart dimsum place in the Boston area that has stood the test of time. It's one of the best dimsum places you'll find in the area!

Thank TangoCarmen
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Haven't been here in a few years. Decided to try something different. Place usually mobbed on the weekends. Usually food carts all over the place. Yes, we were there during mid-afternoon and no cart service however dim sum was ordered through a waiter and prepared...More

Thank Burton R
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Dim sum at Hei La Moon was not bad at all. The selection was decent - they had all of basics like pork dumplings, shrimp dumplings, chicken feet, spare ribs, bao, etc. They did have an unusual item: lobster dumplings which I didn't really like....More

Thank chickabeegrrl
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This restaurant has a ballroom sized dining room which was packed on the Sunday when I visited for Dim Sum. The food on offer is variable in quality - some are really tasty such as the shrimp mixture on mushroom and the shrimp "crepes". The...More

Thank BostonNix
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

This placed was packed during lunch on a monday. The BBQ pork buns - both the steamed ones and baked ones - were delicious. The shrimp and Chinese chive pot stickers were great. The sesame balls hit the spot. I we enjoyed this place very...More

Thank Hulafille
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This place is a little dumpy but don't worry when you get inside you will be well rewarded with some of the best Chinese food around and super reasonable. The Dim Sum is wonderful on the weekend. I usually buy extra and to take home...More

Thank gregoryw423
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Beyond the Chinatown gate, a good place for non-Chinese because small and square tables plentiful; avoids sharing a 10 person round table. The dim sum dumplings are large and meaty, but not as aesthetic in shape or style as in more classical tea service.Early opening...More

Thank henrylew9
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Questions & Answers
30 December 2016|
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Response from nottinghall | Reviewed this property |
No, they stop at 3pm too. Same as China Pearl. My advice would be to get there before 1pm for the best selections.
10 April 2016|
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Response from vivalamer | Reviewed this property |
There is a garage in the same building , around the corner and up the ramp. It typically gets full on Sundays after 12pm but they do validate at the restaurant. I think it's around $6-7.
Marcia G
12 January 2015|
Response from HebbieDacker | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we did not order alcohol and I don't know if they have alcohol.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Beach St, Boston, MA 02111-2510
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-338-8813
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